This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.
In this unit students will, with assistance and supervision, develop skills associated with obtaining research funding. Students will develop a research proposal for a small project, such as would be submitted to a research agency. Skills will be developed in identifying relevant research topics, appropriate funding bodies and developing project budgets. The proposal will including background to the proposed research, aims and objectives, experimental methods and justification for their selection, expected outcomes and benefits, resources required and their cost, timelines, and how the results will be communicated.
|Unit name||Master of Applied Science Project (Part A)|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Coordinator||Doctor Matthew Wilson|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Interpret different research types and explain how research is relevant to agriculture and microbiology
- Critically evaluate literature relevant to an area of scientific research to formulate and justify a research gap
- Design research questions and generate a plan of research activity, including justification based on potential research outcomes and benefits
- Communicating a project proposal on an individual topic
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Introduction to research quiz (3%)|Project concept (12%)|Project Concept (70%)|Pitch presentation (15%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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